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Drill Press Operator Salary

$37,371 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$568

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drill Press Operator is $37,371 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drill Press Operator is between $28,362 and $44,824. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Drill Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates previously set up drilling machines, such as single- or multiple-spindle drill presses to drill, ream, countersink, spot face, or tap holes in metal or nonmetal work pieces according to specifications.
Drill Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 11,030

Estimated population of Drill Press Operator jobs: 194

Rate of error: 4.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,324
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Drill Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Machine Operator
Jul 17
La Vergne, TN, USA
Alliance HR
Efficiently operating the stamping press, drill, and tap machines to meet customer demands * Packaging parts into boxes using scale weight count * Dumping pans of parts in oven - 25 lbs each
Drill Press Operator
Jul 2
Woodinville, WA, USA
SmartTalent Search & Skilled Trade - North
Drill Press Operator SmartTalent is hiring for a company in Woodinville. This is a temp to hire position. We are looking for someone with 3 years of experience running a drill press/fabrication ...
Machine Operator
Jun 11
Carrollton, TX, USA
Staffmark
Operating a CNC drill press * Loading materials into the press * Inspecting product * Additional tasks as needed Ready to start work? Are you ready to apply? Complete our online application at ...
Machine Operator III
Jun 20
Lakewood, NJ, USA
TeleSearch Staffing Solutions
Must have Brake Press and Turret experience. Summary: This position is primarily responsible for operating machine tools such as punches, brake presses, drill presses, spot welders, turrets, shears ...
Entry Level Punch Press Machine Operator - 1st shift
Jul 19
Fridley, MN, USA
CMG - Minnesota
Corporate Management Groups is currently hiring for a Entry Level Punch Press Machine Operator at ... and drill presses, by feeding and controlling their operation. * Receives and works from work ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drill Press Operator is $37,371 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drill Press Operator is between $28,362 and $44,824. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Drill Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Drill Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Machine Operator
Jul 17
La Vergne, TN, USA
Alliance HR
Efficiently operating the stamping press, drill, and tap machines to meet customer demands * Packaging parts into boxes using scale weight count * Dumping pans of parts in oven - 25 lbs each
Drill Press Operator
Jul 2
Woodinville, WA, USA
SmartTalent Search & Skilled Trade - North
Drill Press Operator SmartTalent is hiring for a company in Woodinville. This is a temp to hire position. We are looking for someone with 3 years of experience running a drill press/fabrication ...
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